Kinky Police

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The Kinky (sic) Police administer the Kinki region—the southern-central area of Japan’s main island containing the major cities of Osaka, Kobe, and Kyoto.

Kinki police staffer flashed woman
Tokyo Reporter | 2018/Apr/25
Osaka Prefectural Police revealed on Tuesday that a 47-year-old staff member with the National Police Agency was sent to prosecutors for exposing himself to a woman last year

 

Previous Kinki reports on the 3Yen include:

 



TRUE LOVE (pillow)

Japan’s goofiest mascot, Kumamon, has found his true love. That is, his true love-pillow/dakimakura (抱き枕).

ごろ〜ん・・・かーらーのー、おやくま〜☆!!
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Our previous reports of Japanese love of dakimakura pillows include:

 



Pole dancing mascot?

ア〜イアイ〜♪おさ〜るさ〜んかモーン!おやくま〜☆
The mascot Kumamon’s attempt to broaden his appeal by pole dancing at a nursing home may have been misguided, mon〜☆!! ᶘ ᵒᴥᵒᶅ

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Our previous reports of krazy Kumamon include:

 



God-of-Things-As-They-Ought-to-Be smashed

The 3Yen’s favorite deity of Japan, Billiken -“The God of Things As They Ought to Be”-copyrighted Billiken doll shrine has been brutally assaulted and robbed!

“Billiken” statue overturned, its stone face smashed, collection box stolen
Yomiuri.co.jp |April 05, 2018
Chiba Prefecture, the “Tone Tower Billiken Statue” (height about 40 cm) on the Tone River…at the Tone Transportation Center discovered that the statue was shoved from its pedestal around 8 pm and that part of the face and the back were damaged. It was also confirmed that the money box was gonemore

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April Fools!

 

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I am not religious, but funny shirt…
— The Goat (@Mr_Jitters) March 28, 2018
 

More Easter fun on the 3Yen:

 





Good Friday, Japan

Go go Good Friday, Japan!!~
Have a Happy Easter.
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Beer promotion or train car, you make the call

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I think I’ve been on this train before ❮hick❯.
 

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Japan Station @JPNStation
Keihan Railway’s Premium Car is a new service offering spacious reserved seats on express trains between Osaka and Kyoto.
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Our previous reports of luxury Japanese trains without beer promotion:

 



SCREW~!

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The fanclub of the Tokyo Yakult Swallows baseball team likes to SCREW.

Also checkout the Swallows’ English website at: yakult-swallows.co.jp/en/

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A few of our many previous SCREWing reports include:


 


PUT A BULLET IN HELLO KITTY

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Ok, ok, it’s better described as, “Put Hello Kitty in a Bullet TRAIN,” but what fun is that?

According to the Japan Railways press release:

With all eyes toward the revitalization of the West Japan region, the 500 Series Shinkansen {Bullet Train} will be reborn as the “Hello Kitty Shinkansen” this summer.
Hello Kitty will be your guide on this new Shinkansen in West Japan for a limited time and she’ll send charmmore

 

Our previous reports of The Kitty and trains include:


 


Happy roadwork

Balloon floodlight mascots for happy roadwork in Japan…

Obviously, you want to buy the balloon floodlight called, “taru_drunkman” (bellow), the happily wasted salaryman mascot for your road construction company, right?
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Of course “Taru_Drunkman” (たるのんべぇ) is a lot more fun than the Lightboy Company‘s sycophantic “Taru_Guardman” (たるガードマン) shown below.

 

Some of our other reports on the charms of Japanese road construction include: